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[audio]Nelson Mandela : noblest son of Africa - 50th anniversary of Pacifica Radio
Several voices come together to tell the four part documentary on the life and influence of Nelson Mandela, South African president who served from 1994-1999 and the first president to be elected in South Africa by a representative democratic election. Sandra Radley is the producer, writer, and narrator. Bill Wax is the executive producer.
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[audio]Informed sources said / produced by Dennis Levitt.
Documentary covering the Watergate affair chronologically from June 17, 1972 to May 17, 1973 with reports from Levitt, Judy Miller, Bob Lowe, David Selvin, and Bob Kutner.
Downloads: 24
[audio]Anais Nin reads from "The Diary of Anais Nin"
French-Cuban Author Anais Nin (1903-1977) reads excerpts from her memoirs "The Diary of Anais Nin" which she began writing at the age of 11and continued to write until her death. She is also the author of "Cities of the Interior" and is aslo well known for her erotica literature.
Downloads: 609
[audio]Live at the Village Gate: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers perform at the Village Gate with Art Blakey (1919-1990) on drums, Walter Davis, Jr. on piano, Dennis Irwin on bass, David Schnitter on tenor sax, Bobby Watson on Alto Sax, and Valery Ponomarev on trumpet. The group performs Walter Davis, Jr.'s "Jodi," David Schnitter's "Mishima," and two other songs.
Downloads: 173
[audio]Gore Vidal interviewed by Kris Welch and Philip Maldari
Gore Vidal is an America novelist, playwright, and critic. He wrote a collection of essays called "The United States 1952-1992" which won the 1993 National Book Award. Maldari announces that Vidal will be the featured speaker at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley on February 14, 1994.
Downloads: 102
[audio]Coverage of Sproul Hall sit-in
A speaker begins by giving instructions in preparation for arrests. Savio announces that Bob Treuhaft, an FSM legal advisor, has been arrested without specific charges. He indicated that there are faculty observers of the arrests and discusses what to expect during and after an arrest, based on his experience being arrested during the Sheraton Palace civil rights protest arrests. Students sing civil rights songs "Marching to the Freedom Land" and "This Little Light of Mine".
Downloads: 18
[audio]Local lesbian musicians (Part 1 of 3)
Unsigned lesbian musicians perform their original material with host Lori Medigovich. Artists and their songs include Jessie X, Madelyn[sp?] "This is real life," Marcia Lost "Worth the waiting," Rafaela Vasu[sp?] "Talk to me," Pam & Maggie "It's not easy," and Sally Landers "Messages."
Downloads: 30
[audio]America as advertised / produced by Dennis Levitt and R.H. Lowe.
The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
Downloads: 20
[audio]Crips and Bloods speak about gang life
Four Los Angeles area gang members, Spud and Jason (Belok) of the Bloods, and Cedric (Baby Nerve) and Nate (Caliber) of the Crips recount how they got involved with gangs, everyday life as a gang member, the drugs and killings associated with gangs, what gangs represent to them, the economic problems confronting inner city youth, harassment by the police, relationships between Koreans and African-Americans, gangs coming together to protect their community, voting, and tearing down the system...
Downloads: 78
[audio]Dear Friends: Let's Eat / Firesign Theater
Aircheck of the Firesign Theater program "Dear Friends: Let's Eat." Firesign Theater is an American comedy group which consists of Phil Austin (Nick Danger), Philip Proctor, Peter Bergman, and David Ossman.
Downloads: 239
[audio]Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival
Meg Christian performs at the Women's Music Festival just after the release of her album Turning it over, on Olivia Records.
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[audio]Pete Seeger Marathon II WBAI 1969-05-10
WBAI's raises funds by having a Pete Seeger marathon. Seeger performs several songs which include "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy", "Tomorrow is a Highway", "God Bless the Grass", Woody Guthrie's "Put Your Finger in the Air", 'Seek and You Shall Find", and several more. He weaves various stories throughout his performance.
Downloads: 185
[audio]Interview with Viola Farber about dance
Peggy Spina speaks with Viola Farber (February 25, 1931-December 24, 1998), a German-American dancer and choreographer who started her own company, The Viola Farber Dance Company. Farber speaks about her inspiration for her choreography comes from simple movements she sees throughout her day by taking actions of people but removing the emotions.
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[audio]Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: Interview with Charles S. Dutton
David Rothenberg interviews Charles S. Dutton about August Wilson's play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" in which he now stars on Broadway as Levee the trumpeter. He won the Tony Award nomination for Best Actor. Dutton talks about his life in reform school, juvenile court and Maryland Prison. He speaks of how his passion and love of acting came to be.
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[audio]The CIA and dirty tricks / Victor Marchetti ; interviewed by Robert Kuttner.
Victor Marchetti was a high ranking CIA official who resigned and criticized the agency. He discusses his novel "Rope-Dancer" which was published in 1971. The novel is about a high ranking agent who goes to work for the Soviet Union and presents a realistic portrait of life at the CIA headquarters in Virginia. Marchetti discusses the CIA's role in foreign and domestic affairs, and what it is like to work in the organization.
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[audio]Who owns the beaches and who can use them? / reported by Robert Krulwich and Paz Cohen.
Robert Krulwich reports live on tape from Washington D.C. Episode contains Jimmy Breslin and Senator George McGovern talking on the wisdom of using the C.I.A. to attempt to kill Fidel Castro; a report on the use and ownership of American beach front property; an anniversary salute to President Gerald Ford-an artificial "debate" between Robert Hartman and Merle Miller; and a report on the price of hotel rooms in Washington D.C...
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[audio]Interview with Bishop Desmond Tutu
Kris Welch and Philip Maldari interview Bishop Desmond Tutu, South African activist and the first black South African Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town. Welch mentions his book, "Rainbow People of God : Making of a Peaceful Revolution" which is a chronological documentary collection of his speeches, sermons, and letters from 1976 to 1994.
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[audio]Noon rally at Sproul Hall after Greek Theater meeting
Philosophy Professor Joseph Tussman addresses the crowd about the faculty's decision to suspend classes and their decision to create a chairman's proposal. He ends by saying, "I want to express directly my high appreciation for the moral quality and integrity of students who have been involved in this whole controversy." Following, Morris W. Hirsch from the Department of Mathematics, reads the resolution which was approved unanimously at a meeting of approximately 200 faculty members on December...
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[audio]Interview with Edward Said
Philip Maldari interviews Edward Said, Palestinian-American literary theorist and Palestinian rights activist, after the publication of his book, "Out of Place, A Memoir", which was winner of the 1999 New Yorker prize for non-fiction. They talk about Israel and Palestine and the criticism of the book.
Downloads: 36
[audio]Radio Nation: WTO meeting special
Marc Cooper of the Nation Magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Recording contains highlights of the meetings as well as interviews with several protesters outside the conference on their purpose for coming to Seattle and how they are planning to protest. First 15 minutes, 4pm. See DAT0010 for entire show.
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[audio]The Spanish Civil War : it seems so long ago / interviews by Bill Schechner.
Four veterans from the Abraham Lincoln Battalion discuss their experiences as American volunteers fighting against Franco in Spain. The four volunteers include Steve Nelson (1903-1993), Robert "Bob" Steck (1912-2007), Lawrence "Larry" Cane, and Maury Kolow. The Abraham Lincoln Battalion, also know as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, consisted of about 2,800 American volunteers who went to Spain to fight for the Spanish Republic and to stop facism...
Downloads: 94
[audio]Sit-in at Sproul Hall, U.C. Berkeley
Actuality recorded at the sit-in at U.C. Berkeley's Sproul Hall, December 4, 1964 at approximately 3:00AM. Track 2, someone announces that "there's a possibility that the police might use tear gas...tear gas CAN NOT kill you." Later it is announced "If you're on probation, under 18 years of age, or not a citizen of the United States, that you strongly consider leaving...you're going to give our lawyers a hell of a time." Protesters sing "We shall overcome." Announcement by Dr...
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[audio]Reports on Operation Hoodwink, intelligence and the IRS, the cost of intelligence operations, Nixon's role in Chile
Katherine Ferguson reports on COINTELPRO Operation Hoodwink, IRS intelligence operations including Special Service Staff, the cost of intelligence, and Robert Krulwich reports on Nixon's plot to prevent Allende's presidency in Chile. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
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[audio]Writers in performance poetry series at the Manhattan Theater Club part 4
The program features new fiction from Lynne Sharon Schwartz, Nelson Canton, and Jamaica Kincaid. Janet Sternberg, executive producer of the series, introduces the writers. Schwartz is an American writer from New York who has written several novels. She has received several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New York State Foundation for the Arts. She reads "Life is an Adventure with Risks"...
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[audio]Our sheroes and heroes / Maya Angelou ; interviewed by Susan Anderson.
Recording contains Susan Anderson's 1976 interview with Maya Angelou, talking about her new book Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas, her first friendship with a white woman, her sense of religion, her career, and her never ending sense of frustration with her writing. Recording also includes excerpts from Angelou's 1982 speech given at Los Angeles Community College talking about the differences between white women and black women and the women's movement...
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[audio]The internal danger : uncovering covert CIA activities
Collage of readings, speeches, and testimony on foreign and domestic espionage performed by the CIA. Part 1. Victor Marchetti discusses why he left the CIA and his criticisms of CIA activities (see KZ0390 )--Part 2. CIA director William Colby's 1975 testimony before the House Miliatary Appropriations Subcommittee regarding CIA files being kept on Americans--Part 3. John D. Marks, former State Department employee and co-Author of "The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence" discusses CIA scandals--Part...
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[audio]Seneca's Oedipus
Oedipus was presented by Performance Group of New York City in December of 1977 and January of 1978. The play was written by Roman playwright, philosopher, and political adviser, Lucius Annaeus Seneca in 50 A.D. and was based on the classical Greek play, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles written 500 years earlier. It was performed at the Performing Garage in the Soho area of New York. The play was adapted by Ted Hughes from a translation by David Anthony Turner, and directed by Richard Schechner.
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[audio]Seneca's Oedipus
Oedipus was presented by Performance Group of New York City in December of 1977 and January of 1978. The play was written by Roman playwright, philosopher, and political adviser, Lucius Annaeus Seneca in 50 A.D. and was based on the classical Greek play, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles written 500 years earlier. It was performed at the Performing Garage in the Soho area of New York. The play was adapted by Ted Hughes from a translation by David Anthony Turner, and directed by Richard Schechner
Downloads: 80
[audio]Mort Sahl speaks at State College
Mort Sahl (1927- ) is a Canadian-born American comedian is who was the first to perform on college campuses and also the first to record a live album. In 1960, he was featured on the cover of Times Magazine. Much of his material was based on current events and politics which led him to be an inspiration to comedians such as Jay Leno and Woody Allen.
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[audio]Looking at the CIA / Victor Marchetti ; interviewed by Tim McGovern.
Victor Marchetti, former CIA agent and co-author with John D. Marks of "The CIA and The Cult of Intelligence", discusses the harassment he received while writing the book, and about CIA activities in Latin America. Marchetti discusses what the role of the CIA ought to be and how to fix what's wrong with the agency, such as allocating the duties of strategic intelligence to a civilian agency. He discusses his background, why he left the CIA, and the reasons why he chose to write the book...
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[audio]CIA town meeting : sponsored by the A.C.L.U. / moderated by Stanley Sheinbaum (Part 2 of 2)
Leonard Weinglass, Bella Abzug, Morton Halperin, Daniel Ellsberg, Victor Marchetti (former CIA agent), Ramona Ripston, Senator Alan Cranston, John Burton, Congressman Michael Harrington, and Lillian Hellman discuss the Central Intelligence Agency and the American Civil Liberties Union. Stanley Sheinbaum moderates. Recorded at at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, CA on April 26, 1975. Broadcast on KPFK on May 5, 1975...
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[audio]Bill Wallace on the National Security Agency and Ralph Nader on public apathy to the CIA disclosures
Pt 1. Bill Sokel interviews Bill Wallace, former National Security Agency employee and currently from the Center for National Security Studies about the activities of the National Security Agency. Pt 2. Ralph Nader talks about public apathy to the CIA disclosures. Broadcast on KPFK, May 30, 1975.
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[audio]Top secret radio examinations of the CIA: the Philippines
First in a series of programs on the history and activities of the CIA leading up to the investigation of the CIA by the United States senate in July this year. Report based largely on William J. Palmeroy's book The Philippines: a CIA testing ground, about the CIA and U.S. actions in the Philippines after World War II; readings by David Boxall, Mike Hodel, Emily Schiller, Tim McGovern, and Jim Berland...
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[audio]June Jordan interviewed by Josy Catoggio
Josy Catoggio of Feminist Magazine interviews June Jordan, author of "Haruko/Love Poems," "Technical Difficulties," and "On Call: Political Essays, 1981-1985," on her writing, politics, feminism, racism and the state of America. Jordan reads her poem "Postscript for Haruko: On War and Peace" from her book "Haruko/Love Poems." (Program ends at 00:28:21, but additional material continues)
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[audio]Sentencing of the Berkeley free speech movement defendants
Speeches and interviews given by Free Speech Movement defendants as they are sentenced, enter, or are released from the Santa Rita detention center for their activities three years prior. Narrator Elsa Knight Thompson explains how on June 12, 1967 the United States Supreme Court refused to hear the Free Speech Movement case, she reads the appeal brief, and speaks of the details of the sentencing of the participants of the Sit-In at Sproul Hall in December 1964...
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[audio]Mississippi Freedom Project 1964-1965 (part 1 of 2)
Matthew Jones, field secretary for Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from Knoxville, TN, gives background on how he became involved with the SNCC, his experience with restaurant sit-ins, voter registration, and other non-violent movements with "mixed" groups. Various recorded reports from Jackson, Miss. are made about protests, bombings, harassment, and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party...
Downloads: 37
[audio]Manhattan Theater Club Poetry Cabaret
Writers in Performance brings together poetry and jazz. Poets Wes Brown, Alan Ziegler, Alexis Devone [sp?] and Gwendolen Hardwick share their poems which are mostly accompanied with music. Contains sensitive language.
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[audio]Memorial for Phil Ochs / produced by Ed Pearl (Part 2 of 2)
Program dedicated to political songwriter and performer Phil Ochs (1940-1976) that includes a May 1973 Studs Terkel interview with Ochs and close friend Bob Gibson, and Ed Pearl interviewing Ochs' brother and manager Michael. Studs Terkel interview includes Ochs and Gibson singing songs from and discussing Ochs' life and musical career. Michael Ochs talks to Ed Pearl about Phil and plays songs from Chords of Fame, a best-of compilation Michael produced months after Phil's death...
Downloads: 141
[audio]Informed sources said / produced by Dennis Levitt.
Documentary covering the Watergate affair chronologically with reports from Levitt, Judy Miller, Bob Lowe, David Selvin, and Bob Kutner.
Downloads: 20
[audio]America as advertised / produced by Dennis Levitt and R.H. Lowe.
The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
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[audio]Audio Experimental Theater: interview with Meredith Monk about Quarry
Charles Ruas interviews Meredith Monk about the adaptation of her opera Quarry for radio. Meredith Monk is an American composer, singer, director and choreographer who is a pioneer in what is now called interdisciplinary performance. The theater piece モQuarryヤ was first performed at the off-Broadway theater, La MaMa, in New York. The story is about the rise of dictatorship through the eyes of a child...
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[audio]The Saturday night massacre / produced by Tim McGovern and R.H. Lowe
The documentary on the Watergate affair, part three, covers the fall of 1973. The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
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[audio]The Saturday night massacre / produced by Tim McGovern and R.H. Lowe.
The documentary on the Watergate affair, part three, covers the fall of 1973. The two hour chronology of highlights of phase 1 of the Senate Watergate hearings from May 17, 1973 to August 7, 1973. The program also includes Watergate news that took place outside of the hearing room. It is a comprehensive look at the way Watergate unfolded through radio and television in almost every household in not only America, but other countries as well.
Downloads: 33
[audio]Radio Nation: WTO meeting special
Marc Cooper of the Nation magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Co-hosts include John Nichols and Doug Henwood of the the Nation magazine. Recording contains highlights of the meetings, interviews with protesters outside the conference, interviews with labor leaders including George Becker and Jose Bove, and Harold Meyerson from the LA Weekly...
Downloads: 112
[audio]Dizzy Gillespie day: Rio Clemente live at the Village Gate
WBAI fundraiser "Dizzy Gillespie Day" held at the Village Gate in New York City on August 30, 1977. This recording contains part one of the event, an interview with Dizzy Gillespie's guitarist Rodney Jones and the music of jazz pianist Rio Clemente. See IZ0991 for part two of this event, Dizzy Gillespie performing at the Village Gate.
Downloads: 110
[audio]The car top rally.
Edited actuality of student protests against new campus rules at University of California, Berkeley. Demonstrators await outcome of negotiations between Savio and other student leaders, Berkeley Chancellor Strong, and University President Clark Kerr. They prepare for possible confrontation with police. Among the events captured in this recording are discussions of strategies for passive resistance; demonstrators singing various Civil Rights Movement songs including "We Shall Overcome", "Freedom'...
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[audio]Free Speech Movement press conference
Steve Weisman reports on pickets at State Capitol and delegation of FSM representatives and others who were not received by governor, protests at UC Davis in support of FSM, and demands that Governor Brown not press charges against arrested demonstrators. Sociology Professor John Leggett reads telegram from James Farmer, national chair of C.O.R.E., regarding the recent demonstrations which involved fundamental issues of the rights of free speech and peaceful protest and how students have been br...
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[audio]Dick Gregory
Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory gives a speech on June 7, 1970 at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco at a benefit sponsored by the Committee United for Political Prisoners. Gregory states his feelings that America's problems are every American's responsibility, and that young people are the new target of repression by the government.
Downloads: 106
[audio]Mississippi Freedom Project 1964 -1965 (part 2 of 2)
Recorded reports on the Mississippi Voter Registration are done by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). SCOPE, Summer Community Organization and Political Education, consists of students from UCLA who are working on voter registration in Bib County, GA. The city of Macon has most of the property. Joe Maizlish.
Downloads: 22
[audio]The case of Paul Skyhorse and Richard Mohawk
Report on the murder trial of Paul Skyhorse and Richard Mohawk, including a report on recent events in Ventura County by Bruce Robinson, a brief background of the case by Tim McGovern, a report by investigator for the defense, Paula Giese, and speeches on the government conspiracy to frame the American Indian Movement (AIM) leaders given at a rally at UCLA on October 17, 1976, the second anniversary of the defendants' arrest...
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